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R. Fickett & Sons Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1128-sc

Scope and Contents

Collection includes a daybook, 1854-1856, and three ledgers, 1851-1878, detailing customers and goods sold to them. Typical purchases include flour, fish, tobacco, eggs, etc., as well as equipment and supplies used on boats. A fifth volume, 1861-1897, records amount paid for labor done for taking care of and supplying vessels, hauling timber, selling wood, etc.

Dates

  • 1851-1897

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Historical Note

R. Fickett & Sons were merchants in Milbridge, Maine. Rufus Fickett was born in 1811 and died in 1897. His sons were Ezra P. Fickett (1835-1862) and Mariner S. Fickett, born in 1843.

Extent

5 Volumes (26-41 cm)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection includes a daybook, 1854-1856, and three ledgers, 1851-1878, detailing customers and goods sold to them. A fifth volume, 1861-1897, records amount paid for labor done for taking care of and supplying vessels, hauling timber, selling wood, etc.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Dan Casavant Rare Books, Waterville, Me. in 2002.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.

Creator

Title
Guide to the R. Fickett & Sons Records
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686